Killeen Police looking for person involved in fatal hit-and-run

Mgn Online
Friday, July 19, 2013 - 6:50pm

Killeen Police Department is investigating an early morning hit and run crash that ended in the death of one.

At 1:44 a.m. Thursday morning, officers were called to the 2200 block of Stan Schlueter Loop about reports of a man lying in the roadway.

Upon arrival, officials found a female laying in the roadway that had appeared to have been struck by a vehicle.

Further investigation found that the female was walking in the westbound lane when she was struck by a car that had fled the scene.

Janice Marie Zeigler, 54, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:15 a.m. by Justice of the Peace, Bill Cooke. 

Cooke ordered an autopsy to be performed at the Southwest Institute of Forensic Science in Dallas.

Traffic Unit Investigators are looking for a 2002-2005 Dodge Ram 1500, possibly blue in color, with right front damage.

If anyone has any information about this hit and run of the truck they are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477.



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